Monthly Archives: February 2015

GSO releases latest tourist figures

17:58 | 28/02/2015

VGP – The number of foreign visitors to Viet Nam in February reached 756,000, up 7.9% against the previous month, according to the General Statistics Office.

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As many as 610,834

FDI disbursement increases in first months

17:57 | 28/02/2015

VGP – As of February 20, the disbursed volume of foreign direct investment (FDI) climbed up 7.1% to US$1.2 billion, according to the Foreign Investment Agency (FIA), under the Ministry of Planning and Investment.

FDI flows surge in HCM City in February

13:53 | 28/02/2015

VGP - Ho Chi Minh City attracted US$506.3 million in investments this month, a 170.5% rise from the same period last year, according to the municipal Department of Planning and Investment.

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Syrian Mazen Darwish named IPI World Press Freedom Hero

Lawyer, human rights defender detained since 2012 VIENNA, Feb 26, 2015 – The International Press Institute (IPI) today named as its 67thWorld Press Freedom Hero prominent Syrian lawyer and human rights defender Mazen Darwish, who has advocated for media freedom

ANZ: Consumer confidence increases in 2015

16:23 | 26/02/2015

VGP – Viet Nam Consumer Confidence has risen sharply to 142.3 (up 6.9 points) in February with large increases in confidence for all indicators and still above the 2014 average of 133.3, according to the ANZ Viet Nam Bank and Roy

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VN – largest ASEAN goods provider for US

09:55 | 26/02/2015

VGP – Viet Nam enjoyed a trade surplus of US$24.9 billion with the US in 2014, the highest figure ever recorded.

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The Viet Nam-US trade turnover in 2014 reached US$36.3 billion with Viet Nam’s

Dong Nai province takes steps to attract Japanese investors

16:52 | 25/02/2015

VGP - The southern province of Dong Nai has carried out a number of promotion programmes to attract foreign investment, receiving special interest from Japan in the local business environment.


VN, Malaysia enhance defence partnership

16:31 | 25/02/2015

VGP - Defence Minister Phung Quang Thanh held a welcome reception on February 25 for a Malaysian delegation on a two-day working visit led by Defence Minister Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Tun Husein.

Tien Giang to earn US$1.6 bln from exporting in 2015

16:34 | 24/02/2015

VGP – The southern province of Tien Giang earned US$245 million from exporting in the first two months of the year, accounting for 15.3% of the year’s plan and witnessing a year-on-year increase of 26.5%.

February 2015